Seller: michaelstacyart (4,762) 100%, Location: Scotch Plains, New Jersey, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 152333659683 Brand: handmade, Material: iron, Details: This is an extremely rare large antique handmade 18th century wrought iron skeleton key door lock mechanism.the entire piece is wrought by hand out of thick iron and has acquired a wonderful patina from age.it has a hole for a skeleton and a thick handmade rotating door that covers it when not being used.there is also nice embossed detailing on the side of the face being it would have been exposed.it has a very thick unusual handle which operates the locking bar.there is also a dead bolt lock on the bottom that is operated by the bottom lever.the piece measures 8 1/4 inches by 8 inches by 2 inches.it is missing some of the mechinism parts on the backside as shown.very rare handmade lock. Thank you for visiting "Dusty Treasures " and please feel free to browse through my online ebay store where you can find several more wonderful items similar to this. Insurance will be put on all items that cost over $40 before shipping cost. But insurance can be added to items under $40 with request from buyer.buyer is responsible to file insurance claims via USPS, if package arrives broken or damaged, due to USPS's new policies the broken or damaged package has to be present when filing claims. If it is under 40$ and insurance is not requested from buyer, I will not be responsible to refund purchase for broken or lost item/items.There will be no sales tax charged to cost of item, unless the buyer lives in, and/or is getting package shipped to a New Jersey address. Which will be a charge of 7% due to New Jersey state law.So if you are a New Jersey resident and want to purchase an item, commit to buy item, and hold off to pay, so i can add sales tax to invoice.Please make sure to look at all pictures very closely before purchasing, as most pieces in my shop are non refundable. Most items are antique or vintage and could have usual ware from age. if there is anything you are unsure about feel free to ask, i will be happy to answer any questionsThank you for visiting and hope to see you again real soon!!!